Between Shades of Gray
Jonas: Lina's 10 tear old brother
Elena VIlkas: Lina and Jonas's mother who is very caring
Kostas Vilkas: lina and Jonas's father who gets seperated from him his family
Andrius Arvydas: a 17 year old boy who smokes, falls in love with Lina in exile, and helps her and her family as much as he can
Mrs. Arvydas: Andrius's mother. she is forced into prostitution by the NKVD but is given the benefits of food, water, baths, and other things other deportees donnt have, at a cost
Nikolai Kretzsky: a young NKVD officer who helps Lina and her mother
Mr. Stalas: jumps out of the ttuck on the firsst day and breaks his leg and is wanting to die for the rest of the book, also called "the bald man" He is jewish
Janina: young girl who likes to help people and talks about her "dead" doll
Joana: Lina and Jonas's cousin who escapes Germany before the NKVD shows up
Dr. Samodurov: a doctor who saves the lives of Lina, Janina, and Jonas
Mr. Lukas: he thinks that they are going to America and likes to repeat the last word of every single sentwnce
Ona: a ladt who gives birth to a baby who shortly dies shortly after. murdered shortly after for loosing all sanity
"Daval! we're going to be late!"
intentional- something done deliberately
" It was intentional for the girl to fall."
treacherous- to be disloyal; traitorous
" He was being treacherous against his friends because he went to the movies."
rational- to be reasonable
" He was rational against his kids."
rubles- a Russian form of money
" I need more rubles for the mall."
Metaphor- " He grabbed her by the arm and spit something that resembled an oyster onto her face. " [ page 146 ] Lina compared the officers spit on her mothers face to an oyster.
Personification- " The evening breeze floated through the open window over my desk, waltzing the curtain from side to side. " [ page 3 ] the curtains cant really waltz because its a type a dance living things can only do.
Onomatopoeia- " BANG! " [ page 150 ] this is a sound that the gun that just went off.
Fictional People- everyone in the story